elessar at bsdforen.de
Fri Jun 23 05:07:26 UTC 2006
On Tue, 20 Jun 2006 22:51:46 -0500 (CDT)
Denny White <dennyboy at cableone.net> wrote:
> Okay, might be off base here, so someone correct me if
> I'm wrong. Don't you also have to remove the following
> #ifdef SMP
> #ifndef COMPILING_LINT
> #error DEVICE_POLLING is not compatible with SMP
> from /usr/src/sys/kern/kern_poll.c ?
> You'll get an error part of the way through building
> the kernel otherwise, right? Like I said, that's the
> way I remember it. Just trying to save someone some
> unnecessary work.
Obviously only if you have enabled device polling in your custom kernel
and know what you're doing. Defaulting to refuse to build polling on
SMP has its reason. While it is generally not a problem, the kernel /
userland ratio and statistics code might get messed up if I recall
an old posting from Luigi correctly.
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